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leite-de-cachorro (Brazil)
Oxypetalum solanoides
Oxypetalum solanoides
leite-de-cachorro (Brazil) Dogbane Family
Oxypetalum solanoides Apocynaceae
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Spanish common name
common name
  •leite-de-cachorro (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Oxypetalum solanoides Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Oxypetalum solanoides (576)
family name
  • Apocynaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Rosângela Gonçalves Rolim, Flora Digital
Image License: Non-commercial with attribution
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.8 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 2nd week of May

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Instituto Darwinion (19)
Flora Bonaerense (5)
base map where plant found
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